How To Clean Fabrics

Wool. How To Clean Fabric.

Confused over whether you can dry clean your draylon or soak your silks? Then check out our complete fabric cleaning guide. You can add your own top fabric cleaning tips for these fabrics in the comments section on each page.

How To Clean Antique Lace:
Hand wash in mild detergent and dry flat.

How To Clean Canvas:
Scrub with a bar of soap and rinse.

How To Clean Cashmere:
Hand wash in warm water using a gentle laundry detergent and do not rub, twist, wring or speak roughly. Lay flat on a towel to dry, covering with a second towel.

Lace.  How To Clean Fabrics

How To Clean Chenille:
Can be made from cotton, viscose, wool or silk. If no care instructions are given, wash as for the fabric type.

How To Clean Chintz:

Dry clean only.

How To Clean Corduroy:

Wash garments inside-out in the washing machine on a slow-spin synthetics programme. Iron on reverse while still damp, using steam.

How To Clean Damask:
Can be made from cotton, viscose, silk or a blend. If no care instructions are given, wash as for the fabric type.

How To Clean Draylon:
Curtains: Dry clean only.
Upholstery: Vacuum regularly. Shampoo with a dry-foam upholstery shampoo.

Always check manufacturer's instructions first. Always try a test patch first. If you are unsure as to whether the item you are cleaning is suitable for our instructions, take professional cleaning advice first.


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